Lodh Falls

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Lodh Falls
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Jonha Falls is located in Jharkhand
Jonha Falls
Jonha Falls
LocationLatehar district, Jharkhand. India
Coordinates23°28′50″N 84°01′10″E / 23.48056°N 84.01944°E / 23.48056; 84.01944Coordinates: 23°28′50″N 84°01′10″E / 23.48056°N 84.01944°E / 23.48056; 84.01944
TypeTiered
Elevation137m
Longest drop143m (469 ft)
WatercourseBurha River

The Lodh Falls (also known as Budha waterFalls) is a waterfall in a mid forest of Latehar district of Palamu division in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is the highest waterfall in Jharkhand and the 21st highest waterfall in India.[1]

Waterfall[edit]

It is located on the Burha River, deep in the forest of the Latehar district the Chota Nagpur Plateau.[2] The Lodh Falls is a tiered waterfall with multiple distinct drops in a relatively close succession. It is 143 metres (469 ft) high.[3] The thundering sound of the fall is audible even 10 km away.[4]

The Lodh Falls is an example of a nick point caused by rejuvenation. Knick point, also called a nick point or simply nick, represents breaks in slopes in the longitudinal profile of a river caused by rejuvenation. The break in channel gradient allows water to fall vertically giving rise to a waterfall.[5]

It is 120 km from Daltonganj, 200 km from Ranchi, and 70 km from Netarhat.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Showing all Waterfalls in India". World Waterfalls Database. Archived from the original on 1 September 2009. Retrieved 20 June 2010.
  2. ^ "Jharkhand". Retrieved 13 November 2006.
  3. ^ "Lodh Falls". World Waterfall Database. Retrieved 12 November 2006.
  4. ^ "Netarhat Introduction". Netarhat Travelite. Retrieved 26 June 2010.
  5. ^ A.Z.Bukhari. "Encyclopedia of nature of geography". p. 110. Google books. Retrieved 11 July 2010.

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